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Ireland, Famine, and Robert Peel

Lecture no. 12 from the course: Victorian Britain

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Taught by Professor Patrick N. Allitt | 30 min | Categories: History

On "John Bull's Other Island," the potato blight that first struck in 1846 threw millions into near or absolute starvation; sparked mass migration to England, Canada, and the United States; and set off shock waves that crippled England's ruling Tory party for decades....